OPERA


Reviews


Il trovatore (Royal Opera House)
Verdi's revenge melodrama returns to Covent Garden in all its g(l)ory
Le nozze di Figaro (Glyndebourne)
Michael Grandage's sharp, sassy sixties (or is it seventies?) production is back
Jenůfa (London Coliseum)
ENO revives one of its greatest successes to close a troubled season in triumph
Idomeneo (Garsington Opera at Wormsley)
Mozart's opera is vividly cast and delivered by the cream of (mostly) British talent
Nabucco (Royal Opera House)
The pageant-opera returns, distinguished by a star performance from a true Verdi baritone
La bohème (Opera Holland Park)
Puccini's opera, backdated to Tudor times and splendidly staged at London's summer festival
The Cunning Little Vixen (Glyndebourne)
Melly Still's colourful production of Janáček's operatic fable in a loving revival
Illuminations (Snape Maltings)
The 69th Aldeburgh Festival opens with an imaginative fusion of circus and music
Tristan and Isolde (London Coliseum)
English National Opera's new artistic director scales one of the repertoire's greatest peaks
Iris (Opera Holland Park)
A new production of Mascagni's Verismo shocker of 1898